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News & Events

Meeting Schedule - All are welcome!

Milton Main Branch

All meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the Milton Public Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, DE unless otherwise noted.

  • Thursday April 2nd, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Milford Branch

All meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at Avenue United Methodist Church, 20 North Church Street, Milford, DE 19963 unless otherwise noted.

  • Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 - 6:00 PM

 

Upcoming Events

 

April 2015

3rd & 4th - Easter Weekend Outreach Event

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Jupiter, Nearly Full Moon, & other bright objects
  • WHERE: On the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk at Rehoboth Avenue
  • WHEN: Friday, April 3rd, & Saturday, April 4th, 2015
    • Two day event
    • Setup ~7:00 PM
    • Public viewing from 7:30 PM - Whenever

24th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Hubble's 25th & Telescope 101

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Jupiter, Venus, Waning Gibbous Moon, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Friday, April 24th, 2015
    • Setup ~6:00 PM
    • Public viewing from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

May 2015

29th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Saturn

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Waxing Gibbous Moon, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Friday, May 29th, 2015
    • Setup ~6:00 PM
    • Public viewing from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

June 2015

TBD - Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation / NASA Wallops Visitor Center Formal Partnership Kick-off Event

  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: Delmarva Space Sciences Foundation exhibit & Night Sky summer series launches
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: To be determine

27th - NASA Wallops 70th Anniversary Open House

  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: To be determined
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Saturday, June 27th, 2015
    • Times to be determined

July 2015

16th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the National Park Service and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Jupiter/Venus Conjunction, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 16th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

30th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the National Park Service and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Nearly Full Moon, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 30th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

August 2015

13th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series - Perseid Meteor Shower

In conjunction with the National Park Service and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Perseid Meteor Shower, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 13th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

27th - NASA Wallops Night Sky Summer Series

In conjunction with the National Park Service and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: Assateague Island, VA
  • WHEN: Thursday, August 27th, 2015
    • 7:30 - 10:00 PM

September 2015

27th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Total Lunar Eclipse

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Total Lunar Eclipse, Saturn, Galactic Center, various nebula, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Sunday, September 27th, 2015
    • Setup ~7:30 PM
    • Public viewing from 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
      • Penumbral Eclipse begins at 8:13 PM
      • Partial Eclipse begins at 9:12 PM
      • Full Eclipse begins at 10:13 PM
      • Maximum Eclipse is at 10:47 PM
      • Full Eclipse ends at 11:22 PM
      • Partial Eclipse ends at 12:23 AM, on the 28th
      • Penumbral Eclipse ends at 1:22 AM, on the 28th

October 2015

11th - 17th - NASA Wallops Earth Science Week

In conjunction with the No Child Left Inside coalition (NCLI)
  • WHO: To be determined
  • WHAT: Possible Solar Event ???
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: October 11-17
    • Exact date of SCAS/DSSF event to be determined

November 2015

18th - NASA Wallops Astronomy Night - Leonid Meteor Shower

  • WHO: Open to the public
  • WHAT: Leonid Meteor Shower, Waxing Crescent/1st Quarter Moon, Andromeda Galaxy, & other objects
  • WHERE: NASA Wallops Visitor Center
  • WHEN: Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
    • Times to be determined

December 2015

-No Events Scheduled-